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Feb 17, 2013 10:30am EST
to with the senate and president obama. the sequester would be in effect, but they would be rid of a lot of these cuts. but the tea party really wants the lower figure locked in. that is important for what is going on in the future returns to writing these bills -- in the future when he returns to writing these bills. the headlines around the country, where a lot of the real nuts and bolts work happens and where the more incremental changes in our government are made. >> down in the engine room. thank you very much for being a part of the "news makers." [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> i think the women themselves, in many cases, were interested in politics, but had no vehicle to express that in their lives. so they were attracted to men who would become politically active or were already politically active. >> each of them, i find them intriguing. half of them, particularly because they are so obscure historical. i think half of these women probably would be almost totally unrecognizable to most men and w
Feb 23, 2013 12:30pm EST
for senate democrats, president obama said, and i quote: "as we move forward on health reform it is not enough for us to simply add more people to medicare or medicaid to increase coverage in the absence of cost controls and reform." he went on to conclude, "another way of putting it is, we can't simply put more people into a broken system that doesn't work." he was right. we cannot afford to expand a broken system. right now, without expansion, the cost to maintain our current department of public welfare programs will increase by $400 million dollars. the main driver in that cost increase is medicaid and long- term care. washington is asking us to expand medicaid as part of the affordable care act without any clear guidance or reasonable assurances. today, i sent a letter to secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius advising her of our position. we need to work together to provide access to greater and affordable health care for all pennsylvania families. however, washington must provide a clear answer about what this expansion would cost the taxpayers of our
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